Food & History: May 1

Food & History: May 1 1886  Angelo Del Monte and ‘Papa’ Marianetti opened Ristorante Fior d’ Italia, America’s oldest Italian restaurant in the heart of San Francisco’s North Beach, now located at 2237 Mason Street in San Francisco. 1899  Bayer introduces aspirin in Germany. 1924  Table salt with iodine goes on sale in grocery stores […]

Justin R. Cristaldi

Justin R. Cristaldi Justin R. Cristaldi has been blogging since before blog was even a known term.  He had authored thousands of pages of all things Italian and Sicilian on a website called SicilianCulture.com – it included every bottle of wine he tasted, every Italian spirit he drank, every food from all the regions in Italy, […]